House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus MATH-1325-01 (Elem Analytical Bus Appl)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
MATH-1325-01 (Elem Analytical Bus Appl)
|Instructor||Askew, Michelle L.|
|Course ID #||10147|
|Course Title||Elem Analytical Bus Appl|
|Course Description||An introduction to calculus. The study will include: the derivative, applications of the derivative, techniques of differentiation, exponential and natural logarithmic functions and introduction to integral calculus.|
|Course Prerequisites||MATH 1324 or MATH 1314 or their equivalent.|
|Required Textbooks||CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS, ECONOMICS, LIFE SCIENCES & SOCIAL SCIENCES, Barnett, Ziegler, & Byleen, 12th Edition, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN: 0-55877246-3|
1. The ability to analyze and interpret a variety of printed
2. The ability to analyze and interpret spoken communication.
3. The ability to use critical thinking skills in problem solving.
1. To apply arithmetic, algebraic, geometric, higher-order
thinking, and statistical methods to modeling and solving real
2. To represent and evaluate basic mathematical information
verbally, numerically, graphically, and symbolically.
3. To expand mathematical reasoning skills and formal logic to
develop convincing mathematical arguments.
4. To use appropriate technology to enhance mathematical thinking
and understanding and to solve mathematical problems and judge
the reasonableness of the results.
5. To interpret mathematical models such as formulas, graphs,
tables and schematics, and draw inferences from them.
6. The ability to recognize the limitations of mathematical and
7. To develop the view that mathematics is an evolving
discipline, interrelated with human culture, and understand
its connections with other disciplines
1. The ability to develop a capacity to use knowledge of how
technology and science affect their lives.
2. The ability use logical reasoning to solve problems.
|Major Assignments||Available on MyLabsPlus.|
|Attendance Policy||Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. There will not be any makeup quizzes or makeup tests. A studentís lowest test grade will replace a first missed test. A student will receive a zero for any missed quiz, a second missed test or missing the final exam. The final exam is required.|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Tests: 60% Quizzes: 25% Homework: 15%
(Homework will be done on computers using MyLab+.)
Approximate Test Dates: February 15, 2011
March 15, 2011
April 15, 2011
|Final Exam Date||May 17, 2011 - 8:00 AM|
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